Eragrostis spectabilis (Purple Love Grass )

Light green leaves with tall, fluffy bronze-red blooms, with bronze red fall foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer to mid fall
1-2 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
Heat tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone
Salt tolerant

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Zone Zone 5
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Low to Moderate Moisture
Native to Native

Yellow centres are surrounded by a frill of semi-double lavender blue-violet petals that grow on deep green foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late summer to early fall
1-1.5 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft wide
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts birds and butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant
Moderate salt tolerance
Drought tolerant

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Smooth, delicate green leaves arch gracefully in clumps with tan flowers that bloom atop rough, triangular culms. Slow growth rate.

Blooms late spring
0.5-1 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft wide
HARDY to -30­°F (-34.4°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Tolerant to juglone
Groundcover

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This perennial features small green buds topped with pale pink and white flowers that grow on fragrant green foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer
1.5-2 ft tall x 0.75-1 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone
Fragrant

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Masses of bright yellow ray flowers with dark brown centres bloom on bright green, hairy foliage in a compact, dwarf habit. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early to late summer
1 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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This graceful, fine-textured perennial grass features slender blue-green stems that become mahogany in the fall and sprout shiny white tufts. Fast growth rate.

Blooms late summer
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
3 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft wide
Attracts birds and butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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This perennial grass features an upright mound of slender, green blades that turn bronze in fall, and are topped with feathery, light pink flower panicles. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late summer
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
2-3 ft tall x 2-3 ft wide
Attracts birds and butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant

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Silver blue blades grow around green bristly seed heads that sprout in spring. Medium-fast growth rate.

Blooms early spring to late summer
3-4 ft tall x 2 ft wide
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Heat tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant

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Gray green plumes with silver, purple, and white blooms rise amongst green summer and orange, purple, and tan fall foliage. Fast growth rate.

Blooms late summer
9-12 ft tall x 6-8 ft spread
Heat tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Tolerant to juglone
Salt tolerant

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